Barge accident closes Houston port | – Houston Chronicle

In light of all the threat level talk, anything that closes a US port should make the news. — PID

HOUSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard says much of the Houston Ship Channel will be closed to marine traffic until at least Tuesday night.

Petty Officer Richard Brahm says the estimate comes from the joint team at the scene of a barge collision with a tower that supports a high-voltage electric transmission line. That tower threatens to topple it into the channel.

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